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    September 25, 2010
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staff. some of the funding cuts that happen last year our funding some of these activities. that is a reason why this is going up. >> with that, i am willing to field any questions that people may have. >> i am really glad that you are here. there were several women that were here after the recent shooting. they have a couple of concerns. you could see the frustration and the fear. i am glad to see the services that you have on the vice three board. for the people that came here that evening and the people in
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the dwellings, what kind of average is done for those people were concerned? that they would come here and bring this to our attention? it sounds like you have a network set up. just so that these people will know where to go? >> a couple of weeks ago, i met with ms. harris. she expressed concerns about increased violence in the neighborhood. she expressed concern for the safety and the staff there. she made reference to the officer and several other officers. mike moody, pete richardson and a number of other officers. i told her that monday through friday, i would have one of
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those officers personally checked in with her. i would see if she had any concerns. that has been going on daily for the last couple of weeks. we have reached out to her. >> we had it in the past. when you have the shooting or the violence, the police response, there is a community response, too. their response on the community basis that will let people know that there are services available. there is an advisory board. people can come and talk to and get services. >> it is probably the most viable resource. >> a community response that goes out of the time of the shooting. not a monthly meeting. >> right.
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one of the main purposes of the community advisory board is that these members represent various constituencies, and various community groups, and they are a resource. something like that occurs and i can get a hold of alfredo. we can meet at any time when an issue comes up and have a working relationship with 20 different members of the community that i did not have before we started the community advisory board. >> thanks. >> commissioner. >> i would like to thank all of the speakers who updated us on what is happening in the mission district. it is good to hear positive results that you are having from different components in the
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community working together. captain, i am wondering if you could give me or -- more information or help me understand the breakdown of the one-car, two-car, the six-car sector. i guess i could guess what that means. and the statistics being tied to the one-car, two-car, i am not sure -- >> the police district is broken up into six different sectors. >> there are two cars assigned to this sector and six to another sector? >> there are six different sectors. they are just name the one-car through the six cars.
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>> thanks. i appreciate that. >> i had a quick question. then we can move along. i did speak with a couple of residents. they're concerned was that they have new officers coming on board. they are not trained to deal with the community members. i want to know if there is a way to transition the officers of that they have strong relationships? >> perception is important. in reality, new officers to come to the district stations, they are getting more and more emphasis in the academy and field training on cultural awareness with the citizenry and the importance of community outreach. i think it is more a matter of
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miss harris having a good relationship with some of the more veteran officers. she was comfortable with them and did not know these new were officers. i made it a point for the officers that she named by name that would come by every day. at the same time, we want to develop a new relationship with the other officers. >> the more that could be done to develop that relationship to further it along so that there is a community relationship with the new officers. that would be helpful. >> thank you very much. [applause] one other -- a couple of presentations?
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certificate of appreciation? is that all, captain? >> yes, it is. >> commissioners, in the interest of time, before the meeting started, we had a photo op with two honorees and they received plaques. i would like to ask them both to come forward while i read to you the valor that they demonstrated. >> you should know that we do
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need police officers. >> on july 29, the victim was viciously attacked by anderson jackson, who it was later discovered was on parole for aggravated assault. as he came up behind her and punched her on the side of the head, while she was down in days, he flipped her over onto her back and began rifling through her pockets. be that some thought that she was going to be raped and killed right there on the street. she screamed as loud and long as she could. the suspect told her, shut up, bitch. there are two heroic ladies. [no audio] [applause] they were alerted by the
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screaming and ran to the rescue. they chased away jackson. well they went to post the victim's the systems, they jumped into a taxicab. he was 6'2"240 pounds. she was able to give it the description and the pattern of light. jackson doubled back an attempt to ditch her. she wept -- he went into an open garage. she had been able to get a good look at his face and was not fooled. she continued to follow him until officers arrived. she was able to point out jackson. both witnesses identified jackson as the culprit. they wrote statements to that effect. both of these heroic ladies went
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above and beyond what we expect of citizens. i am delighted that we were able to invite them here to receive their plaques of appreciation. [applause] >> jordan wanted me to recount the story that the victim told us after the assault had taken place. she was shaken up at first. she did not know what you wanted. she only had a first generation iphone. thank you very much. >> thank you very much. [applause] >> all right then. let's move into the director's report. >> good evening, members of the
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commission. the director is in seattle at a conference that is the national association civilian law enforcement oversight. i am here to anticipate. >> thank you. >> nice and short. >> we will move the agenda now. it has gone longer than we anticipated. we will go back later on. let's go back to item baaing -- item number 5. >> that is public comment on all matters pertaining to close session. >> point of order. do not changes to the agenda as stated have to be done before the board meets?
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you put an agenda out and you tell them when they're going to be here. when they come to speak on an item, we say that we are not going to let you speak on this until later. >> we are taking it out of order. >> the president is calling item five art of order. that is public, and pertaining to all matters under closed session. that is pursuant to the government code 5497. this is a personnel exception. discussion of a possible action for agreement of disciplinary charges in this case. item 7b is also a personal
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exception subject to the same government codes allowing a closed session. this is possible action to sustain or not sustain disciplinary actions. item 7c is pursuant to the same government code. the exceptions allow the personnel close session. that takes evidence of possible action for of sustained disciplinary charges. we are calling for public comment on those matters. items seven a, b, and c. >> is this on a, b, or c? >> all three. >> go ahead. >> i know it is hard to comment
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on the closed session matters. you are not sure about what the facts are on the case. i recommend that you find the officers culpable of what they are doing. >> further public comment on the matters in closed session? hearing none, would you call item no. bang 6 -- number 6? we will move into closed session. we will do it in here. i will take the items in order. >> i am ready for another one. >> commissioner, it is 10:25
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p.m. the police commission is returning to open session at the conclusion of its closed session, which was item 7. let me know for the record the presence of commissioners chan, mazzucco, marshall, dejesus, and kingsley. the next item is whether to disclose any or all of the discussion in closed session. >> moved not to disclose. >> commissioner, any public comment? >> any public comment, excuse me, on item eight? hearing none -- >> do we know this yet? >> we are going back. >> i read. >> we will return to item 2c?
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>> that is correct. 10:26 p.m., we interrupted our earlier agenda at concluding item 2b, which would take up item 2c, which is commission reports. >> i wonder if there are patrol specials. i have been in contact with them. i have corresponded with them. >> commissioner, your report. >> this is all in the report, but there is a special meeting of the human rights commission tomorrow, september 23 at 6:00 p.m. they are going to be addressing many issues, including issues
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regarding the history of surveillance, infiltration, and profiling in san francisco and the san francisco department. commissioners have been invited to attend. commissioner chan is attending. that is tomorrow at city hall at 6:00 p.m. to do not know if any more commissioners are attending. i made the announcement. do you want to end with that? >> we should report back. >> that is right. dgo 8.10 -- i believe we should make changes to that anyway and will be discussing that tomorrow. i does wanted everybody to know. thanks. >> anything else?
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>> the retreat is -- both commissioner chant and i have contacted and equivalent of 10 facilitators and come up with nobody is available. there is another person that everybody is kind of aware of that might be a possibility to do it for free. if i understand, i came in last on this. commissioner mazzucco, you were going to make contact with that person. >> i will do so tomorrow. >> if that has been settled, that is closed. we have everything but the facilitator, i think. we will take public item -- public comment on item 2. >> ray hart, san francisco government. the complete i will be filed against you, sir is the fact that you missed the agenda.
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the stop in the middle of an item without any discussion of the change of agenda, when changes to the agenda must be announced. there must be discussed by the board and public comment must be allowed. you did not even finish to comment. >> can i interrupt you for a second? this is public comment regarding items that were discussed in the chief's report, the commissioner's report, and the occ report. items that were discussed, not your objection to the items being moved around. your comments are not consistent and are not permitted at this point. >> you are violating my right to free speech constitutionally. >> absolutely not.
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what i am saying is that i wish to make these comments and other people are in the auditorium want to make comments and left because of the way this is handled. >> this is the possible human- resources issue to take jobs for 8113. this is support the police commission and take applications. we have the discussion and this would be the commission and action request.
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>> this is another item that there were at least four people that this to to make comments on this item and because of your change in the agenda, you basically denied them their right to free speech and their right to petition government for redress of grievance? >> is there any further public comment. >> item four is the routine administrative business under which we have announcements and identification of future commission meetings. we do have meetings under the announcements. this is one of the cases that we
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spoke about a few weeks back. you can see that this is a fairly complicated matter. >> thank you. we will make that assignment. >> as ordered by the chair, this is scheduling of items for future commission meetings.
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>> i will take public comments. thank you. that leaves us to item number9. >> since we have taken item 6, 7, 8 and disposed of those, that brings us to item number 9. that is a tournament. >> so moved. >> seconded. -- that is adjournment. >> thank you, commissioners.
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there are so many ways that the internet provides real access to real people and resources and that's what we're try to go accomplish. >> i was interested in technology like video production. it's interesting, you get to create your own work and it reflects what you feel about saying things so it gives perspective on issues. >> we work really hard to develop very in depth content, but if they don't have a venue, they do not have a way to show us, then this work is only staying here inside and nobody knows the brilliance and the amazing work that the students
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are doing. >> the term has changed over time from a very basic who has a computer and who doesn't have a computer to now who has access to the internet, especially high speed internet, as well as the skills and the knowledge to use those tools effectively. . >> the city is charged with coming up with digital inclusion. the department of telecommunications put together a 15 member san francisco tech connect task force. we want the digital inclusion program to make sure we address the needs of underserved vulnerable communities, not communities that are already very tech savvy. we are here to provide a, b and c to the seniors. a stands for access. b stands for basic skills and c stands for content. and unless we have all three, the monolingual chinese seniors are never going to be able to
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use the computer or the internet. >> a lot of the barrier is knowledge. people don't know that these computers are available to them, plus they don't know what is useful. >> there are so many businesses in the bay area that are constantly retiring their computer equipment that's perfectly good for home use. computers and internet access are helping everybody in the community and people who don't have it can come to us to help with that. one of the biggest problems we see isn't whether people can get computers through programs like ours, but whether they can understand why they need a computer. really the biggest issue we are facing today is helping people understand the value of having a computer. >> immediately they would say can i afford a computer? i don't speak any english. how do i use it. then they will start to learn how to do email or how to go back to chinese newspaper to read all the chinese newspaper. >> a lot of the barrier still is around lack of knowledge or confusion or intimidation and
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not having people in their peer network who use computers in their lives. >> the important thing i learned from caminos was to improve myself personally. when i first came to caminos, i didn't know anything about computers. the second thing is i have become -- i have made some great achievements as an individual in my family and in things of the world. >> it's a real issue of self-empowerment where new immigrant families are able to communicate with their families at home, able to receive news and information in their own home language, really become more and more connected with the world as well as connected even inside their local communities. >> if we value the diversity of our city and we value our diverse neighborhoods in the city, we need to ensure that they remain economically viable.
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equiping them and equiping residents in those areas with jobs that will enable them to stay in san francisco is critical to that. >> the important thing that i see here at caminos is it helps the low income community, it helps the women who wouldn't have this opportunity otherwise. >> the workers with more education in san francisco are more likely to be able to working that knowledge sector. where they are going to need that familiarity with the internet, they are going to find value with it and use it and be productive with it every day. and half of the city's population that's in the other boat is disconnected from all that potential prosperity. >> we really need to promote content and provide applications that are really relevant to people's lives here. so a lot of the inspiration, especially among the immigrant community, we see is communications with people from their home country but we as much want to use the internet as a tool for people to connect within the local san francisco community. >> i think it's our job as
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public educators to give them this access and give them this opportunity to see that their efforts are being appreciated beyond their immediate reach. >> you have to blend this idea of community network with computer equipment with training and with support. we can pull all that together, then we've got it. >> it's as much about social and economic justice -- in fact it's more about social and economic justice than just

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